Fundamentals to Successful Outcomes with Aesthetic Light
Patrick J. Clark, PhD, CMLSO is the Director of Clinical Education for Medical Laser Dynamics. This twelve hour course is designed to review anatomy of the skin, the generation of light and the safety considerations of light and tissue interaction. Therapies of treating pigmentation, vascular lesions and cellutlite, review of treatment parameters and the various ablative therapies will be covered.
The strategy of combining therapies for treating pigmented lesions are choosing methods which can remove or lighten and ultimately prevent unwanted pigment are as follows:Microdermabrasion and chenical peels, microdermabrasion and intense pulsed light, the use of creams, chemical peels and light. Which method will yield the safest and best effect for your patient? In the end, education of your patient to prevent pigmented lesions by use of protective sunblock/sunscreens is maintaining health - the esthetician's goal- rather than -the dermatologist's position of treating disease.
Choosing Your Method
Hair today, gone tomorrow? What are the methods available? Permanent removal by Electrolysis,Reduction by Laser or Intense Pulsed Light-do you know how to explain the difference and the hair growth cycle? Are depilatories or tweezing or waxing safer?
Treating vascular lesions- choices for ipl, chemical peels and drug therapy, laser or sclerotherapy-What treatments are best in the face and chest or leg.Treating cellulite and skin tightening, fractional treatments, acne combinations. It is believed good methods are combination therapies. What is the best order for synergy?This program includes an examination at the end.
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